U+8593 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block CJK Unified Ideographs in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as ginseng. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shēn.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+8593 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 96 93
UTF-16 85 93
UTF-32 00 00 85 93
URL-Quoted %E8%96%93
HTML-Escape 薓
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 薓
Pīnyīn shēn
IRG_GSource G5-6A3F
IRG_HSource H-87
IRG_JSource J4-767B
IRG_KPSource KP1-6FC
IRG_TSource T3-5629
CCCII 232624
CNS1986 E-5629
CNS1992 3-5629
GB5 7431
HKSCS 8776
JIS0213 2,86,91
Jis1 5763


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8593
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK
General Category (gc) Other Letter
Script (sc) Han
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) None
Decomposition Mapping (dm) 薓
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 薓
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 薓
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 薓
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 薓
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 薓
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 薓
Case Folding (cf) 薓
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 薓
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Wide
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) 薓
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G5-6A3F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-87
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-767B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6FC
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-5629
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1525.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 32112
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53308.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1061.110
kCangjie (kCangjie) XTESE
kCantonese (kCantonese) sam1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232624
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1171.407
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-5629
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-5629
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1525.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) ginseng
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 444.03
kGB5 (kGB5) 7431
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53308.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53308.060:shēn
kHKSCS (kHKSCS) 8776
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NINJIN CHOUSENNINJIN
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,86,91
kJis1 (kJis1) 5763
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1061.110
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6FCF
kMandarin (kMandarin) shēn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5723
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 32112
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18550+140.3.13
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.13
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.13
kSBGY (kSBGY) 220.21
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 參
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
Line Break (lb) Ideographic
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) 薓
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) OLetter
Simple Case Folding (scf) 薓
Script Extension (scx) Han
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)